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Craig Creek near Abbott Stage (ft)Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:03AM Nov 24, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:03AM Nov 24, 2021Highest Observation: 2.7 ft at 11:03AM Nov 25, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:03AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:03AM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:03PM Nov 27, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:03AM Nov 30, 2021State of VirginiaABBV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (2:34PM Nov 30, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.5 ft at 5:03 AM EST 30-Nov-2021. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Craig Creek near Abbott. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 11.90 ft on 10/11/2018
(2) 11.60 ft on 04/13/2020
(3) 10.60 ft on 05/21/2020
(4) 10.30 ft on 02/09/2020
(5) 9.70 ft on 01/23/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.60 ft on 05/21/2020
(2) 11.60 ft on 04/13/2020
(3) 10.30 ft on 02/09/2020
(4) 11.90 ft on 10/11/2018
(5) 9.20 ft on 09/17/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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11.5 Sycamore Crossing (~1/4 mi. upstream) is flooded.
11 Part of Craig Creek Road upstream from the gage becomes impassable.
10 McAfee Branch Lane (~3 mi. upstream from gage) begins to flood.
9 Extensive lowland flooding and Berties Bottom Road is affected.
(1) IFLOWS SG/RG on DS side of Route 311 bridge at Abbott - Sept. 2015
(2) DS view (ESE) of Craig Creek from Rte. 311 bridge - 9/3/2015, stage 1.40 ft.
(3) US view (W) of Craig Creek from Rte. 311 bridge - 9/3/2015, stage 1.40 ft.
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Latitude: 37.430556° N, Longitude: 80.138333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft  
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